John Neal to sister, Rachel Neal, Portland, 1814

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John Neal, with his characteristic humor, wrote to his sister from Boston to report on his "moral character." He recounts coming home late and his "pious" landlord's reaction.

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  • Title: John Neal to sister, Rachel Neal, Portland, 1814
  • Creator: John Neal
  • Creation Date: 1814-06-28
  • Subject Date: 1814
  • Locations:
    • Portland, Cumberland County, ME
    • Boston, Suffolk County, MA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 2125, Ser. 1 Box 1/2
  • Collection: John Neal collection
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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